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Fiction » Historical » USA
Citizen Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood, 1939: When Tinseltown begins to woo wunderkind Orson Welles, he stashes himself at the Chateau Marmont until he’s ready to make his splashy entrance. But when William Randolph Hearst realizes "Citizen Kane" is based on him, he won’t be happy—and when Hearst isn’t happy, nobody’s safe. Marcus Adler, Kathryn Massey, and Gwendolyn Bricky need to go for broke, and the clock is ticking.
Button Box by Eva McCall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Who would think one stolen roll could cause so much commotion and land Abigail Sloan in the grips of a complete stranger; a stranger who will save her from a life on the streets of New Orleans. But there is a price for everything, and Abigail will pay in ways that will haunt her in years to come.
Backswipe by Richard Nabstedt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 176,370. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Backswipe chronicles the challenges facing archaeologist Doctor J. Burke, her rookie partner Nathan and team of 25th century specialists as they attempt to teleport a glamorous lost airliner back from 1951 San Francisco to their home museum. This science fiction history mystery weaves rapidly through Cold War California and Hawaii while offering intriguing glimpses into humanity's possible future.
Them That Live Below. by R. Allen jervis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
There are three interlocked tales in this book: One about growing up in the Lost World of 70's West Virginia; one where a young man returns home to find that not only have things changed in his home town but that it was always so much more than he suspected. And one an unavoidable family secret that shields everyone from an ancient strife between humans and Them that Live Below.
Sabotage at RKO Studio by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood. 1933. James Murray’s first novel is a surprise success. On contract at a major film studio, he tries to figure out what’s behind a series of accidents plaguing various productions -- including "King Kong," the studio’s new film. "Sabotage at RKO Studio" is two novels in one: two parallel stories, featuring two heroes, working two cases in two different versions of 1930s Hollywood.
To Catch a Copperhead by D. Alan Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
‘To Catch A Copperhead’ finds a vigilante in The Civil War on a singular mission- To Protect Ladies of the Night from horrors like those she suffered! But when a possible sister soul enters her life, will she continue to elude the forces against her or finally be snared? Find out in the Pro Se Single Shot- ‘To Catch A Copperhead’ by D. Alan Lewis.
Tago (A Hart the Regulator Western #3) by John B. Harvey
Series: A Hart the Regulator Western, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
TAGO is one hell of a frontier town. When Wes Hart is hired as the tregulator for the silver-mining town, he has his work cut out facing murderer Crazy John Carter; thief and rapist Jake Henry; Dan Waterford out for revenge and Lacey, who want to see a bif red hole in Hart's head. Tago is sure one hell of a town.
The Wind Sculpture by Saurav Dutt
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It is the hottest day in the summer of 1965 in Jackson, Mississippi. The March on Washington and the words of Martin Luther King JR ring loud and clear in the town, yet crowds have congregated around the town square with only hatred on their minds. One boy remains rooted by the town centre determined to honour the memory of his father, undeterred by the swelling crowd determined to silence him.
Vietnam: A Distant Memory by Paco Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
This is my story. It is written as historical fiction. More than forty years later, Vietnam is a distant memory. For those of us who served there, it is lived every day. We left Vietnam but Vietnam did not leave us. Historical Fiction view of a combat veteran telling some of the story. There is much more to tell, I just can't bring myself to write it. Ride along and feel the tension. It was life.
Why I Document by Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
The Smoke: Tales From a Revolution - New-York by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,920. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Faced with an impossible choice between siding with their old allies among the British, backing the upstart American colonists, or trying to stay neutral, the tribes of the Iroquois Confederation were split asunder. In The Smoke, their forgotten history comes to life in a stunning novel of the American Revolution from an almost entirely unexplored viewpoint.
Return to Coronado by Philip Huber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
Return to Coronado is a plot-twisting tale of treachery, courage under extreme duress, and young loves and losses, played out against a backdrop of war.
Saints and Soldiers: Thunderbolt Squadron by Jeffrey Scott
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 129,690. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Lieutenant "Dobby" Dobson and Captain Micheal "Flash" Turner lead their squadron of Thunderbolt fighter pilots across the sands of Africa and through the rains of Italy to fight the Germans and Fascists in World War II. What they discover is that they must free themselves from their inner demons as well. Read an exciting tale as these men find the Saint in every Soldier.
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor by CJ Puccia
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA(3.40 from 5 reviews)
Set in the 1890's, a poor European immigrant learns about the land of opportunity when he comes to work in the coalmines of Illinois.
The American Dream by Steven J Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » USA
Set in the luxurious excess of 1920s New York, a young English soldier, demobbed after the First World War, falls for the rich American socialite - but is the American Dream all is appears?
Discarded Christmas Spell by Ann Hite
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Author of Ghost On Black Mountain and The Storycatcher has a new Christmas story. Talley May lives a hardscrabble life on Black Mountain, doing the work of a boy. Then a ghost appears and her whole life is changed. Set in Appalachia on Ann Hite's beloved Black Mountain, this new set of characters will thrill Ann's loyal readers and draw in more.
The Making of a Soldier by Elmer Williams, Sr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.
A Perfect Nanny by Marian D. Schwartz
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Whittakers were stunned when they discovered that Meddie, their devoted nanny, had disappeared. They considered her a part of the family, so when she left without a trace they were puzzled and upset. Not only was Meddie a perfect nanny, she always seemed to know what was going to happen before it occurred. Where had Meddie gone and what did she know that she wasn’t willing to tell them?